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Mandatory Road Signs

These signs are obligatory on the traffic which uses a specific area of road. These signs indicate what must one do, rather than must not do. Mandatory Road signs are generally round in shape with red border. Some of them are blue in colour. 'Stop' and 'Give Way' are octagon and triangular, respectively, in shape. Violation of these signs attracts heavy fines and punishments. Importantly, violation of these could lead to major accidents also.

stop

Give Way

This is one of the most important and prominent Road Sign. This sign indicates that Driver should immediately stop. Usually Police, traffic and toll authorities use this signs at check posts.
This is one of the most important and prominent Road Sign. This sign indicates that Driver should immediately stop. Usually Police, traffic and toll authorities use this signs at check posts.

No Entry

One Way

Certain pockets of an area or road are demarcated as no entry areas for traffic. This could be entry to a restricted area or no traffic zone. So the driver should obey it and divert his route.
This indicates that the traffic flow is allowed in only one direction. The way beyond this sign restricts entry of the traffic however, the oncoming traffic flow remains normal.

One Way

Vehicles Prohibited In Both Directions

This indicates that the traffic flow is allowed in only one direction. The way beyond this sign restricts entry of the traffic however, the oncoming traffic flow remains normal.
This sign directs that the demarcated area beyond it is prohibited for traffic flow from both sides. There could be number of reasons for installing this sign such as pedestrian area only, area under repair, security reasons etc.
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